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Grateful Dead Live at Civic Center Music Hall on 1972-11-15




Set 1

Candyman, China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider, Not Fade Away > Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad > Not Fade Away


Set 2:
d2t04 - Tuning
d2t05 - Promised Land
d2t06 - Ramble On Rose
d2t07 - Mexicali Blues
d2t08 - Brokedown Palace
d2t09 - Playing In The Band
d2t10 - Big Railroad Blues
d3t01 - Me And Bobby McGee
d3t02 - Wharf Rat
d3t03 - Sugar Magnolia
d3t04 - Not Fade Away ->
d3t05 - Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad ->
d3t06 - Not Fade Away

Encore:
d3t07 - Johnny B. Goode


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Civic Center Music Hall
Location Oklahoma City, OK

Source SBD -> Master Reel -> Dat (44.1k)
Lineage Dat (Sony R500) -> Samplitude Professional v11.1 -> FLAC
Transferred by Charlie Miller

Notes

Notes:
-- All disc changes are seamless
-- The mix starts off rough but gets much better very quickly
-- Thanks to Rob Eaton for lending me his Dats

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Reviews

Reviewer: dirty jev-o - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 18, 2016
Subject: 6k hiss
thats all i hear wrong with the majestic recording....oh...and they fact that a bunch of weirdos thinks its ok to taint the reviews with all this political stuff. Jerry would laugh so hard at you guys.....always seems funny that a "deadhead' can also be a right wing tweaker.
Reviewer: Chris U. - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 20, 2015
Subject: double your pleasure
After some mixing issue with Bertha, this board settles down very nicely indeed. Bobby is up in the mix (a feature of more than a few boards from the fall of 72) and nowhere is the impact more profound than on this incredible 30+ minute must-hear version of Playin'. There's more to the second set as well: Brokedown is beautiful, the versions of Big Railroad Blues and Bobby McGee are hot, and the Wharf Rat has a super pleasant outro jam.

But that's not all: the first set features a beautiful Bird Song, a great Candyman, a very well-sung Box of Rain (has Phil ever sounded more relaxed? maybe because he sang it the night before, too...), and a smoking Cumberland.

For whatever reason, the China->Rider seems a bit flat this night (another repeat from the previous day). The Sugar Mag as well is a bit "minimal" (Jerry kind of lurking in the background while Bobby and Donna pratice their duophonic singing) and the NFA>-GDTRFB->NFA doesn't take off like I might have hoped.

JBG is smokin hot, though. The professionals know how to finish strong.
Reviewer: c-freedom - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 17, 2015
Subject: While I am Playin' in the band
This show is a PEACH!

Actual proof that when we go strictly by the set list the bus will pass us bye...

Big Railroad in the Dance hall slot?
Oh heck yes!
Reviewer: Go Faster, Get Rounder - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 25, 2015
Subject: Charlie and Fall of 72
Charlie--

Your name gives a thoroughly justified imprimatur of the highest audio quality.

The just sounds magnificent! Hell, I even like the ultra-high Bob at the start of Bertha -- he was never mixed high enough for my taste and he did such cool work.

To me, there can be no better use of your skills than a Fall of 72 Dead show: The pinnacle of their Himalayan body of work.

Many thanks to both you and Rob for all the totally prime music you guys turn us on to. This is some of the very best there is--period!

People-- when an idiot comments like one did here, remember the opposite of love is not hate, it is indifference.
Reviewer: headless deadhead - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 25, 2014
Subject: Hell yes to this here show
seriously tho, this one is the bomb. they never force it this night. so naturally sweet. must hear/listen
Reviewer: chris phillips - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 11, 2014
Subject: performance wise
11/13-11/26 is diesel!
Reviewer: Satori70 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 15, 2012
Subject: 40 years ago tonight
Love the BirdSong & Candyman but Box Of Rain is another treat. "Pigpen ain't with us, 'cause he's still sick." :( Nice Playin In The Band as well !! Thank you Archive
Reviewer: njpg - favoritefavorite - November 15, 2012
Subject: A competent,
but uninspired, two sets. The jams are nice and long but don't really seem to go anywhere. Nothing like the previous night.
Reviewer: OM ManiPadmeHum - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 15, 2012
Subject: Gratefulllllllllllllllllllllllllll
love this show
Reviewer: doug_the_dude - - November 15, 2012
Subject: --
Rule #1 on the internet: Don't Feed the Trolls.

Now, as for this show - not my favorite from this era, but you absolutely at least must have a listen to that 30+ minute Playin' - rolling thunder craziness all over the place - sets the stage for that mighty Zeus of all Playin' jams - 11/18/72.
Reviewer: NYLifer - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 15, 2011
Subject: Very Nice Show!
That half hour PITB is just exactly perfect!

Peace,

Bob

d1t01 - Tuning
d1t02 - Bertha
d1t03 - Beat It On Down The Line
d1t04 - Bird Song
d1t05 - Jack Straw
d1t06 - Candyman
d1t07 - Big River
d1t08 - Sugaree
d1t09 - El Paso
d1t10 - Box Of Rain
d1t11 - Deal
d1t12 - Cumberland Blues
d2t01 - Around And Around
d2t02 - China Cat Sunflower ->
d2t03 - I Know You Rider

Set 2:
d2t04 - Tuning
d2t05 - Promised Land
d2t06 - Ramble On Rose
d2t07 - Mexicali Blues
d2t08 - Brokedown Palace
d2t09 - Playing In The Band
d2t10 - Big Railroad Blues
d3t01 - Me And Bobby McGee
d3t02 - Wharf Rat
d3t03 - Sugar Magnolia
d3t04 - Not Fade Away ->
d3t05 - Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad ->
d3t06 - Not Fade Away

Encore:
d3t07 - Johnny B. Goode
Reviewer: Graeme Sweetapple - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 15, 2011
Subject: 11-15-72
Hi folks....Ive been listening to this show for a while now, and can honestly say its one of my favorites from 73 if not the era. The sound [thankyou Charlie Miller] is A1 and the setlist is a blockbuster!!! It has a very relaxed, yet tight & precise feel to it, as if they dont have to try too had to be amazing as ever...This show has all members bought up together nicely in the mix, Really wish I had been at this show, wasnt even born...lol...

Politics and idiots [particularly ones with mental health problems]... comes and go, some stick around for a while, but they always fall of the table eventually....one thing stays the same though.... an old friend once said to me, and these words still ring true for me today...... "Never wrestle with a pig in the dirt..... You both get covered in S**t.....but only the pig enjoys it"
Thankyou Archive for bringing all this beautiful music to us... Peace Love & Grateful Dead forever!!! (*);~))
Reviewer: mbrokedown - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 2, 2011
Subject: ANY Dead > politics
yet another good show. thanks Mr. Miller (for the infinite time). Love the archive & love the Dead. !!!!
Reviewer: CosmicGeordie - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 23, 2011
Subject: And now…back to the music…
Charlie Miller strikes again on this one, which is a testament to what Jerry could do back in the pre-effects days with a beat-up Strat, some reverb, and a wah-wah pedal.
The raw energy in ’72 shows like this one rivals anything they ever did, in my opinion. The Playin’ on this night is a particular standout: a jazz groove at times that Miles would have stormed the stage to take over (thanks, Keith). Aside from the A+ rhythm section, we find (and hear perfectly thanks to Miller’s mix) a particularly inventive Bob Weir, whose guitar tone and delivery were never better thanks to the Gibson guitars he favored around ’72 – ’74.
I really think this is a prime example of the great ensemble they were from ’72 through ’74 with just Billy on drums. I ain’t knockin’ their other mold-breaking highpoints across ’69 – ’71 and ’76 – ’77…and various others sprinkled before and after…I just would’ve loved to see a night like this one. The freshness of Keith and the new frontiers that he helped open make ’72 a very distinct vintage…and one that yielded a new formula for infinite possibilities.
Reviewer: coolbreeze - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2011
Subject: Just exactly perfect?
Close enough for me!

Beautiful Bird Song and Brokedown Palace. Awe-inspiring Playin'. Just about everything else is on par with the general excellence of '72. Charlie's work is, as always, top of the line.

Not to feed the troll, but it sounds like someone needs to get his wiener wet.
Reviewer: Jeff Kaplan - - December 8, 2010
Subject: Let's keep it civil
It would be appreciated if y'all would tone it down a bit.

http://www.archive.org/about/terms.php
In using the Archive's site, Collections, and/or services, you further agree ... (g) not to harass, threaten, or otherwise annoy anyone...
Reviewer: cb18201 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 1, 2010
Subject: ?
can't someone delete these stupid ranting posts? why is this garbage on here?


As for the show.......its two sets of the Dead at their best. These guys were ON. The vocals are stronger than usual. They're all singin' in tune with each other an really hittin' all their notes. There's 3 songs from American Beauty that are somewhat rare for 1972 (Candyman, Box Of Rain, Brokedown Palace). The quality of the recording is top-notch. A crystal clear Miller remaster.


Some standouts...

1st Set: Bird Song, Jack Straw, Candyman, Box Of Rain, Deal, Cumberland Blues, China Cat.

2nd Set: Brokedown Palace, half-hour Playin' In The Band, Bobby McGee, Wharf Rat, Sugar Mag.




classic Dead.
Reviewer: Islam_sucks - favorite - November 25, 2010
Subject: THE IDIOT ARCHIVE
REVIEW HECKLERS ARE PATHETICALLY IGNORANT AND WORTHLESS. KEEP REVIEWING MY REVIEWS...MORONS.

I bet my life these worthless review hecklers voted for Obama, & Clinton, so why shouldn't they pay for their mistakes with their money, jobs, homes, retirement? LOSERS!


HA HA HA...THE MORONS AT THE IDIOT ARCHIVE ARE NOW TAKING DOWN MY REVIEWS!

I STILL DOWNLOADED THE SHOW....IDIOTS.

Review Hecklers are the most retarded morons to exist.

The Grateful Dead is a magnet for idiots.

I gave this show ONE star because of the REVIEW HECKLERS on the Idiot Archive and the stupid, moronic, childish, worthless, useless, pathetic, people that think the GRATEFUL DEAD are some kind of GODS, or KINGS, or HEROES, or political movement, or answer to their meaningless life.

Most DEAD HEADS are random freak accidents with no meaning...and no purpose...aka democrats. And I hate Democrats.

OBAMA is now passing laws so the "government" can CONFISCATE YOUR 401k/IRA....to use it as collateral to borrow more money from COMMUNIST CHINA....lmao...these democrats are worse than ZOMBIES, VAMPIRES AND WEREWOLVES...Obama...the fool the fools voted for....


It is a crime to let a SUCKER keep his money....


It is a crime to let a SUCKER keep his home....


It is a crime to let a SUCKER keep his job....


It is a crime to let a SUCKER keep his retirement....


It is a crime to let a SUCKER keep his COUNTRY...

GOT LSD?

GOT LSD?

GOT LSD?

To everything There is a season And a time to every purpose, under Heaven

A time to be born, a time to die
A time to plant, a time to reap
A time to kill, a time to heal
A time to laugh, a time to weep

A time to build up,a time to break down
A time to dance, a time to mourn
A time to cast away stones, a time to gather stones together

A time of love, a time of hate
A time of war, a time of peace
A time you may embrace, a time to refrain from embracing

A time to gain, a time to lose
A time to rend, a time to sew
A time for love, a time for hate.

(To the dolts that don't know: the above passage is from the bible)


The Grateful Dead sing:

"ain't no time to hate" ?????

lmao..."rock lyrics" are not Bible passages or "life lessons" to live by you dumb ass...especially lyrics written for MONETARY GAIN.

If a long haired rock star sings it on stage, well it must be the TRUTH...eh SUCKER?

My God these idiots are pathetic.




standard_fare :


you think I am messed up?


LMAO...open your eyes and ears...look at California and the rest of the states CONTROLLED by STUPID DEMOCRATS....a sucker is a person that has been lied to, cheated and robbed and acts like nothing is wrong....because they're too naive, (stupid) to know better....


More college graduates in society does not equal a "smarter", healthier, wealthier, and honorable society...but hey, Obama is focusing on more important things like "don't ask don't tell" and how to give the TSA the power to fondle, grop, molest you and your children when you fly.

Imagine if the U.S. Government did to a Mosque in the USA what Bill Clinton and Democrats did to the Christians in Waco Texas?

Now after 9-11 and the numerous terrorist attacks on Americans by GOOD MUSLIMS since 9-11, i wonder why THE federal government hasn't?

Alex Jones? Is he another MEDIA CREATED DEMAGOG?

love,don't hate & Dylan M.<---the only person this slob hates is me, and people like me....Hating hate is now a fad for the ignorant.

The hate hate movement is as dumb as they come.

I noticed the ONLY REVIEW love,don't.hate has left was to ADDRESS ME...who do you think you are fooling?

IMPEACH OBAMA AND REMOVE HIM FROM OFFICE NOW.

Gee, I wonder why North Korea feels so COMFORTABLE bombing South Korea and killing people, sinking ships, etc...Obama has sure empowered America's ENEMIES...do democrats see this? NOPE! Democrats work for COMMUNIST CHINA...ALWAYS HAS, ALWAYS WILL.

THE KOREAN WAR 1950-2010, AND IT'S STILL GOING ON...DEMOCRATS SUCK. ABOLISH THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY.
.

REVIEW HECKLERS SUCK.

My first dead show was dec 4 1971...ha ha ha ha moron.

TO ALL THE MORONS THAT REVIEW MY REVIEW...SHUT UP, NO ONE WANTS TO READ YOUR B.S.

YOUR EGO IS BEYOND REASON.

HECKLING REVIEWS IS LAME, RETARDED, AND TYPICAL OF MORONS THAT HAVE NO CLUE WHAT THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT...

THE GRATEFUL DEAD WERE NOT FRIENDS WITH BUDDHA

THE GRATEFUL DEAD WERE NOT FRIENDS WITH JESUS

THE GRATEFUL DEAD WERE CLOSE FRIENDS WITH THE HELL'S ANGELS.

REVIEW HECKLERS ARE IDIOTS.

STOP HECKING MY REVIEWS, YOU HATE FILLED STALKERS.

IT'S OKAY FOR LIBERALS/DEMOCRATS TO HATE CHRISTIANS.

IT'S OKAY FOR LIBERALS/DEMOCRATS TO HATE AMERICA'S IMMIGRATION LAWS

IT'S OKAY FOR LIBERALS/DEMOCRATS TO HATE THE AMERICAN BUSINESS

IT'S OKAY FOR LIBERALS/DEMOCRATS TO HATE REPUBLICANS...

IMPEACH OBAMA AND REMOVE HIM FROM OFFICE NOW.

Thank GOD the democrats will never make Obama's birthplace a Presidential Historical National Landmark. They have no fuckin clue where this MUSLIM was born...they can't prove he was born in the USA....The fact that the democrats have not made obama's birthplace into a presidential historical landmark is proof he was not born in the USA. But stupid democrats dont' care, they HATE AMERICA.

FLY THE FRIENDLY SKIES....and get molested, assaulted, felt up, and groped, thanks to democrats who are too chicken shit to put muslims in "camps" but love making life miserable for Tax paying Americans....

Maybe the NUDISTS should start their own airlines...everybody flies NAKED...no need for screening or pat downs...just a clean towel to sit on...FLY NAKED AIRLINES. BWHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAAAA. SUCKERS.

THE FUTURE IS UNCERTAIN AND THE END IS ALWAYS NEAR.

THANKS FOR HATING ME....YOU FRAUDS.
Reviewer: love.dont.hate - - November 25, 2010
Subject: Newbie Support :-)
Well I'm new here and I guess I joined at a ...sensitive? time... ???
Are we in a political forum?
Name calling won't get anyone anywhere...



So..........

Streaming audio is great, but I'm trying to get a soft copy of this birthday show (eight years removed) to put on my iPod -- any suggestions?

And yes, I may have been too young to experience The Grateful Dead in-person but I don't think they would have liked all this "bad-speak".

cheers~
Reviewer: Dylan M - - November 25, 2010
Subject: ISLAM SUCKS: go watch an Alex Jones DVD
You want to banter about what you consider to be greater implications and politics surrounding a band you seem to know so well, do it somewhere else.

You obviously
1) have way too much free time on your hands
2) never saw a Grateful Dead show
3) don't get enough attention in the real world so need to shock people by writing obscene things on Dead archive blog walls....
wow what a loser.

Thank you Charlie Miller for an upgrade to a show that slipped through my fingers until I saw your remaster!

Some of us on the archive throughly appreciate the work that these sound guys are doing to these old shows. They do it out of they're own free time, for no money.

Don't clog up this page with your negative incoherent yammering. Your like the annoying guy standing next to me at set break trying to talk my ear off about this and that and all I want is to find an excuse to get away.

This show has awsome sound quality and playing quality. Some say that late 72' and 73' was the most primal Dead.

Nobody ever said (and if they did, they're misinformed) that the Dead organization was a model for morality or peace. In fact in some ways, many people learned from the mistakes of some of the groups less appealing ties. Altamont happened... its part of their history....

So, Islam Sucks. Go watch an Alex Jones DVD. And do us all a favor and stop clogging up this beloved source of information and music to so many with your negative energy.
Reviewer: ShowLove_ShineLight - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 24, 2010
Subject: Music, Sweet Music!
Here we have a great show by one of the best bands who ever lived. In one of the bands greatest eras... and this poor guy is on some trip about politics, hating this and that, and god knows what else... Don't even bother to read that drivel..

Talk about your textbook case of a glass empty kind of guy.... Sir, all I can tell you is that I love you more than words can tell. ( and be GRATEFUL for what you have as the world is not as awful as you think. )

you can focus on how screwed up politics is...

or you can rejoice for how beautiful life is, what you are thankful for. I am thankful for MUSIC. I am thankful for Musicians pushing boundaries. I am thankful that this band evolved jazz music.... 31 minute playing in the band...

LET THERE BE SONGS TO FILL THE AIR.
Reviewer: standard fare - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 24, 2010
Subject: RE: Islam sucks
Such a narrow mind. Someone really messed you up once upon a time. When the time for judgement comes, you will understand. As for the show, 4 stars and a bunch of thank-you's.
Reviewer: grasshopperak - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 20, 2010
Subject: great show
any grateful dead show was a good one, even with people like the reviewer below; we all know our poor obomber 'o'bummer is a blow hard, but why you want to follow in his steps and wallow in hatred? maybe those doses you got were duds
man, it's about love, tolerance, respect
when you get thrown in jail for obeying the law and respecting the right of people to live without getting killed, it sure is helpful to have a religion to get you through the solitary isolation and torture- the very opposite of a dead show. if not a religion, some kind of joy to remember, or a prayer to keep your mind intact.
what's the point of being hateful? Uncle John says no time to hate, so you don't have to. we all suck.
Reviewer: grendelschoice - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 18, 2010
Subject: Playin for the Ages
5 stars for the PITB alone, and the rest of the show is no slouch either. Real nice Birdsong and a hot Cumberland, but they could have played this half hour PITB and walked off w/out playing anything else and it still would have been a 5-star show.

I never thought I'd find a PITB I like as much as 8/27/72, but this one comes really, really close.
Reviewer: grifftrain2000 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 17, 2010
Subject: grateful Dead
You shouldnt give this show one star just because you got busted. Rate the show based on the performance, not on some childish grudge you have against this site.

The show is great, by the way
Reviewer: hampton87 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 16, 2010
Subject: i do love 72
though I only have time to listen to a few of the songs tonight, it is hot. bird song is great...brokedown is one of my favorite and 31+ playin'. 8.27.72 is all time favorite... this has tons of energy. i need to invest in some real headphones because I can't use my subwoofer tonight or i would be cranking up some 72 loud. i give it 4.9972
Reviewer: Lazy Lester - - November 13, 2010
Subject: MEDIC!!!
WOW!! Listening to this psychopath below is almost
more entertaining than the music itself.

Kinda scary though.
Reviewer: mikeschmidt - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 13, 2010
Subject: well worth a listen!
Excellent sound..Late '72 Bird Song and Playing in the Band..what more do you need?
Reviewer: reviewr - - November 13, 2010
Subject: Islam Sucks
Sounds like you have some things to let go of.
Reviewer: Disc.moe. - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 13, 2010
Subject: Ref: Islam Sucks
Grow up. Your post proves you were not even born in Dec. 71'
Shows a 5+ rating.
Reviewer: paulieboy - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 12, 2010
Subject: To the previous reviewer
Why bother to waste the time to download the show and then blast the dead? 1972 was one of the very best dead years musically but you make it sound like pigpen was the whole band. I have not heard the show yet but even if it is not on par with Europe '72 stuff I am sure it is an amazing show--most '72 shows were.Life is too short so try not being so negative. After all the music is free-if you don't like it delete it from your hard drive-pretty simple.
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